Anyone afraid of not getting in? - page 3

Hi all i'm trying to remain optimistic but i so scared of not getting into nursing school and having to wait another long agonising year.Don't want to have to do it all over again.Aynone else feel... Read More

  1. by   prinsessa
    I really want to get into a BSN program, but if I don't I'm going to go to a community college. I don't want to wait another year of not making any money. Then once I start working I can go back to get my BSN. I can only apply to one BSN program because they all have such different requirements. If I took all the pre-reqs for all the schools, I would be in school for many more years. I am going to apply to one BSN program and a couple community colleges. That way I have some kind of choice (hopefully I will get into one of the schools!).
  2. by   LMRN10
    I just took my test on Saturday and I think I did horrible. But now I wait for a couple of weeks until I get my scores. I was ready to cry when I left the college. But, at this point, what can I do. Either I get in or I don't. All I can do is pray that I do get in because after Spring Semester, I'm done with all other classes. :angel2:
  3. by   Healer_at_Heart18
    Yeah, I'm pretty terrified. I try not to worry but I can't help it. I moved all the way to Oregon to attend a college that had a great nursing program, much to my dismay they changed the pre-reqs credit hours from 35-45, and started a waiting list that is 2-3 years long now. So I'm moving back to my home state and applying to the colleges there. But now the courses I took at the other college are not valid towards my degree so next semester I have to take new pre-reqs. All this and the competition I'm facing really has me freaked out.
  4. by   Epona
    wow. good luck to all of you. you are very persistent and i wish you all the very best.

    guess i am lucky. i got into both local rn programs i applied to. one is a diploma program and the other a bsn. i am going the bsn route. i already have a bs with a lot of classes in biology.. so that helps out a lot. i hear all these stories about wait-lists and people moving around then taking the pre-reqs. and gosh.. that is something else. wow.

    the bsn is a lot more expensive, but i really want the bsn as one day i hope to move up into research or management. plus i already have a degree, so that works out well for me.

    i know you all are waiting to get in... but here is something to think about also... once you get in... you have to pay to go. think about loans, scholarhips, etc. school no matter where you go, is expensive!! don't forget to think about the financing of rn school! i am learning that now and man it costs an arm and a leg!! lol! so don't forget the money to go!!!!!!!!!

    take care all and good luck!! epona
  5. by   Lovely_RN
    I also cannot stop thinking about getting into nursing school. It's starting to become an obsession. I have worked out all of the possibilites in my head a thousand times. I have a plan A,B,and C for getting in. My husband is 100% sick of me telling him: "Well if I don't get into this program for spring I will do this and get into this one for fall and if that doesn't work out....blah..blah..blah." He probably wants to run away when he hears the words "nurse" or "school" in the same sentence.

    That said, I really DO hope I get into the LPN program for Spring 07. It wold make such a difference to my family if I could get my LPN by first. I would graduate in Dec '07 and then gain automatic entry to the RN portion of the program and finish that in another year as long as I kept my grades up while I was in LPN school. I really don't want to have to not work for 2 full years or wait to start until Fall '07.

    Sigh, what I really wish for deep down is to go to NYU for the 15 month 2nd degree BSN. DH and the rest of the family are all against it because of the
    additional 60k in loans I would have to take out. If I had that money that is what I would really rather do.
  6. by   SiempreBella
    I never thought of not getting in the program until now. I was always confident about my grades and still am but I think I'm going to apply to two more schools just in case.
  7. by   tntech1
    School I applied for mailed out some acceptance letters today and tomorrow . I am very worried. Just don't know what to expect !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. by   maverickemt
    I know exactly how you feel. I have applied to three schools and 2 of them are BSN programs. If I don't get in, then I would have to take more pre-reqs (which is not bad) and wait another whole year before I can reapply ( which is bad because I am not getting any younger). Ever since I started this nursing quest, there is nothing better that I think I want to do. I have gotten laid off and passed up permanent offers at big Pharma companies all for nursing.
    Maverickemt

    Quote from squirtle
    I am right there with ya. I am applying to 3 schools for a May start in the program. I am worried sick. I know I need to be thinking about a back up plan in case I don't get in, but I don't want to do anything else!
  9. by   maverickemt
    Same situation with me..I am a nervous wreck. i dont know what to expect.

    Quote from tntech1
    School I applied for mailed out some acceptance letters today and tomorrow . I am very worried. Just don't know what to expect !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. by   maverickemt
    I know exactly how you feel. I am waiting to hear back from the 2nd degree program at UMASS. I thought about applying to NYU also but am waiting for what Massachusetts has to say. Its starting to become an obsession with me also mainly because its been 3 years of hard work with all the courses. I also cant seem stop thinking about..Dont want to go back into corporate america and then be afraid of getting laid off again!

    Maverickemt

    Quote from Falon
    I also cannot stop thinking about getting into nursing school. It's starting to become an obsession. I have worked out all of the possibilites in my head a thousand times. I have a plan A,B,and C for getting in. My husband is 100% sick of me telling him: "Well if I don't get into this program for spring I will do this and get into this one for fall and if that doesn't work out....blah..blah..blah." He probably wants to run away when he hears the words "nurse" or "school" in the same sentence.

    That said, I really DO hope I get into the LPN program for Spring 07. It wold make such a difference to my family if I could get my LPN by first. I would graduate in Dec '07 and then gain automatic entry to the RN portion of the program and finish that in another year as long as I kept my grades up while I was in LPN school. I really don't want to have to not work for 2 full years or wait to start until Fall '07.

    Sigh, what I really wish for deep down is to go to NYU for the 15 month 2nd degree BSN. DH and the rest of the family are all against it because of the
    additional 60k in loans I would have to take out. If I had that money that is what I would really rather do.
  11. by   kalmeira
    I am a nervous wreck. I just had my interview today, and I won't find out if I made it in for another 2 1/2 weeks. 60 had interviews, and 40 will get in. It was a group interview, which I hate. I keep comparing myself to all the others. I wish I could say that the competion is not that great, but I can tell everyone I meet would make wonderful nurses. I don't think I can wait. If anyone has a time machine I could borrow I would appreciate it.
    I keep thinking of what I should have said. There were things that I wanted to say, but I never got around to it, and it drives me crazy. I am younger than alot of the other applicants, and I feel like I didn't have as much life experience to draw upon in the interview. If I don't make it, I have no other classes to take while I wait, I have completed all my support classes. Has anyone found out if they've made it in?
  12. by   Iwannabeababynurse
    i definitely hear you. i'm so afraid not not getting in not passing my pre-entrance exam. i'm taking the test next month on the 20th. and with my classes that i'm taking this semester has kept me busy i've not had a much of a chance to study. so i'm really worried about that. but i guess that is normal for being new to something. good luck on getting in i hope everything turns out ok.
  13. by   Epona
    Hi. Have you all ever thought about a BSN program??

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